Dr Lisa McHugh is an APPRISE Research Fellow and an infectious diseases epidemiologist at University of Queensland. Her research experience and interests include clinical midwifery, First Nations health research, epidemiology, infectious diseases and maternal vaccination.
APPRISE Research Fellowship Project: The impact of influenza vaccination programs in pregnant First Nations women and their infants
Lisa’s project will evaluate the impact of two vaccines routinely recommended in pregnancy for First Nations women and their infants (influenza and pertussis), and identify key factors contributing to their uptake in pregnancy.
- Timing and temporal trends of influenza and pertussis vaccinations during pregnancy in three Australian jurisdictions: The Links2HealthierBubs population-based linked cohort study, 2012–2017
- Development of the COVID-19 Real-Time Information System for Preparedness and Epidemic Response (CRISPER), Australia
- National predictors of influenza vaccine uptake in pregnancy: the FluMum prospective cohort study, Australia, 2012–2015